Maurizio Sarri was disappointed with how Chelsea exited the FA Cup after losing 2-0 to Manchester United at Stamford Bridge.
First half goals from Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba was enough for the Red Devils to advance into the quarter-finals of the competition as the Blues slumped into another damaging defeat.
Following the tie the Chelsea boss reflected on the result as he said they were unlucky and insisted he isn't too bothered about what the fans think of his football philosophy.
‘I think with the result we were unlucky because in the first half we played better than the opponent and at the end of the first half it was 2-0,’ he said as chelseafc.com quoted.
‘In the second half it was really very difficult to play. They are a very physical team and defended low and compact. We played confusing football in the second half but in the first half we played well.
‘We need to be more aggressive and determined with situations in our box and the opposition box because the difference was there. We played 78 balls in the opposing box and United played only 16 in ours, but the result was 2-0, so that was the difference.’
When asked if he felt his team completely understood the way he wants them to play, the Italian said: ‘Not completely at the moment because, especially in a situation like the second half, we have to move the ball faster mentally and materially. We need more movements without the ball and less individual actions.
‘When you have spaces of course you can have individual actions, but when the situation is like the second half we need to move the ball faster and we need more movement without the ball otherwise it’s impossible to score.’
The Blues fans turned on Sarri as they jeered his substitutions and mocked his 'Sarri-ball' style during the second half of the match, however, Sarri said he was more worried about the results when he was asked what he thought of the supporters' reaction.
‘I’m worried about the results, not the fans. Of course I can understand the situation and I can understand our fans because the result wasn’t good and we are out of the FA Cup, but I’m worried at the moment about our results.
‘It’s very easy (to create a more positive feeling). If we are able to win three or four matches in a row it will be very easy. It’s difficult to win five matches in a row.’